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a: sunspots ~
b: the sun burping a magnetic field

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Writer: Lucrezia
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Date: Feb 7 2015 11:07 AM



a: sunspots ~
b: hurricanes of the photosphere

What:

"Sunspots are like the hurricanes of the photosphere, large storms not of rain and wind, but of intense magnetic activity caused by twisting tubes of magnetic flux deep inside the sun. These tubes wind through the innards of the sun and pop out into the surface from time to time."


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Writer: Brian Ventrudo
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Date: Feb 7 2015 10:22 AM



a: sunspots ~
b: magnetic fields

What:

"Only when you do close observation can you see them. Sunspots are like magnetic fields, when iron fillings are put near a simple bar magnet on earth, the fillings show a pattern the same thing happens to the sun, this pattern is called a sunspot."


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Writer: April Dennis, Danielle McDonald, and Raven Wynn
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Date: Feb 7 2015 10:25 AM



a: sunspots ~
b: magnetic scabs

What:

"Sunspots are like "magnetic scabs" of gas unable to be recirculated to lower, hotter levels."


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Writer: Not Stated
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Date: Feb 7 2015 10:26 AM



a: sunspots ~
b: red measles

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Writer: Edgar R. McCarvill
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Date: Feb 7 2015 10:28 AM



a: sunspots ~
b: solar explosions

What:

"Sunspots are like solar explosions, as big as 50,000 miles across, which appear as dark blotches on the surface of the sun."


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Writer: Lynn Wincott
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Date: Feb 7 2015 10:29 AM


A Burb Of Magnetism

a: Sunspots ~
b: a souffle

What:

"Sunspots are like a souffle in which a burb occurs on the surface -often showing release of excess heat."


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Writer: Not Stated
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Date: Feb 7 2015 10:34 AM



a: sunspots ~
b: islands

What:

"Maybe sunspots are like islands. I read somewhere that the Sun is a huge 'sea' of hot glowing gas


A book about student ideas on astronomy.


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Writer: Page Keeley, Cary Ivan Sneider
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Date: Feb 7 2015 10:39 AM



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